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More economic Open Pit Mining: In-pit Crushing and Conveying System in Phosphate Mining

By U. Mentges Phosphate is an indispensable material for growth and thriving of plants, animals and men. As phosphate ore is only available in limited supplies in very few regions of the world it is of paramount importance to make extraction of the material as sustainable as possible. Continue reading More economic Open Pit Mining: In-pit Crushing and Conveying System in Phosphate Mining

Fenner Dunlop wins AUD 16 million South Flank Overland Conveyor Belt Contract

West Footscray (VIC), AustraliaFenner Dunlop has secured the contract to manufacture and deliver the Overland Conveyor Belt package to BHP’s South Flank project in Western Australia. The Overland Conveyor Belt project is expected to be completed in December 2019. Continue reading Fenner Dunlop wins AUD 16 million South Flank Overland Conveyor Belt Contract

Fortescue Metals: USD 2.6 billion Stage 2 Development of Iron Bridge Magnetite Project approved

East Perth (WA), Australia – Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary FMG Magnetite and its joint venture partner Formosa Steel IB have approved the development of Stage 2 of the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project. The Stage 2 development includes a wet ore processing facility with a capacity 22 million mtpa, a 135 km concentrate pipeline, as well as port handling facilities including concentrate dewatering, covered storage and reclaiming/conveying to existing port outload circuits. Delivery of first ore expected in the first half of calendar year 2022. Continue reading Fortescue Metals: USD 2.6 billion Stage 2 Development of Iron Bridge Magnetite Project approved

Mondium wins Engineering Contract for MRC Graphite Mining Project in Australia

Welshpool (WA), Australia – Mineral Commodities Ltd. (ASX: MRC) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, MRC Graphite, has executed a professional services agreement with Mondium to undertake Early Contractor Involvement and Front-End Engineering and Design  for the Munglinup Graphite Project. Continue reading Mondium wins Engineering Contract for MRC Graphite Mining Project in Australia

GR Engineering selected Lead Engineer for BCI Minerals’ Mardie Salt & Potash Project Definitive Feasibility Study

West Perth (WA), Australia – BCI Minerals Ltd. announced the appointment of GR Engineering Services Ltd. as the lead engineer for the Mardie Salt & Potash Project Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS). The Study is targeting completion of all designs and primary approvals for a 4 million tpa salt and 100.000 tpa sulphate of potash operation by late 2019, with a Final Investment Decision targeted by Q1 2020. Continue reading GR Engineering selected Lead Engineer for BCI Minerals’ Mardie Salt & Potash Project Definitive Feasibility Study

thyssenkrupp launches new Innovations for Minerals and Mining Industries at bauma 2019

Essen, Germanythyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions is introducing a number of new, groundbreaking solutions for the minerals, mining and aggregates industries at Bauma 2019, one of the world’s leading trade fairs, in Munich (April 8-14). Those solutions include new equipment and services that improve process efficiency and sustainability as well as driving down costs.  Continue reading thyssenkrupp launches new Innovations for Minerals and Mining Industries at bauma 2019

Doppelmayr: RopeCon Conveying System at Booysendal Platinum up and running

Wolfurt, Austria The RopeCon system which transports platinum ore from Booysendal South to the existing processing plant has recently gone into operation. The South African mining company Booysendal Platinum (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Northam Platinum Limited, is relying on technology by Doppelmayr for their expansion project at the Booysendal concession. Every hour, at least 909 tons of material will be transported over a distance of approx. 4.8 km through hilly terrain. Continue reading Doppelmayr: RopeCon Conveying System at Booysendal Platinum up and running

Voith extends TurboBelt TPXL Family of Fluid Couplings for Belt Conveyor Systems

Heidenheim, GermanyVoith has introduced the latest addition to its TurboBelt TPXL range of fill-controlled couplings. The portfolio now includes 500 kW, 800 kW and 1250 kW versions, combining hydrodynamics with intelligent control technology to optimize performance. The integrated controller matches the output torque exactly to the start-up parameters of the belt conveyor system, thus reducing wear and increasing service life. Continue reading Voith extends TurboBelt TPXL Family of Fluid Couplings for Belt Conveyor Systems

LKAB invests in Pilot Plants for Phosphorus and Rare Earth Metals Production

Luleå, Sweden – LKAB is investing approx. EUR 4.3 million in pilot plants for production of phosphorus and rare earth metals as part of a pre feasibility study to define a process that enables recycling of mine waste through innovative processing, producing critical raw materials. The pilot phase will continue through 2020, a decision to go ahead with full-scale production may be taken in 2021. Continue reading LKAB invests in Pilot Plants for Phosphorus and Rare Earth Metals Production

thyssenkrupp to deliver Gearless Drive Overland Conveyor to Quellaveco Copper Mine, Peru

Essen, Germany The thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions business area recently won a contract to supply a material handling system for Anglo American’s new Quellaveco copper mine in the Moquegua region of Peru. As part of the contract, thyssenkrupp will supply a 4,700 m long, 1,830 mm wide high-capacity overland conveyor featuring dual 5.5 MW gearless drives operating at a design tonnage of nearly 11,000 tons per hour. Continue reading thyssenkrupp to deliver Gearless Drive Overland Conveyor to Quellaveco Copper Mine, Peru